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English noun: loading

1. loading (artifact) weight to be borne or conveyed


Synonymsburden, load


Broader (hypernym)weight


Narrower (hyponym)burthen, dead load, live load, millstone, overburden, overload, overload, superload

2. loading (quantity) a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time


SamplesThe system broke down under excessive loads.


Synonymsload


Broader (hypernym)indefinite quantity


Narrower (hyponym)trainload

3. loading the ratio of the gross weight of an airplane to some factor determining its lift


Broader (hypernym)ratio


Narrower (hyponym)power loading, span loading, wing loading

4. loading (artifact) goods carried by a large vehicle


Synonymscargo, consignment, freight, lading, load, payload, shipment


Broader (hypernym)merchandise, product, ware

5. loading (act) the labor of putting a load of something on or in a vehicle or ship or container etc.


SamplesThe loading took 2 hours.


Broader (hypernym)handling


Antonymsunloading









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